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Different Methods

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A recent study by the Urban Institute uses three methods for estimating state graduation rates. As illustrated by results from the states below, the estimates vary depending on the method that is used: that of the National Center for Education Statistics, the Cumulative Promotion Index, or the Adjusted Completion Ratio.

SOURCE: The Urban Institute

Vol. 22, Issue 37, Page 22

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